Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.— Walt Whitman
Strong Road Trip quotations
We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.
What’s the difference between a trip and a journey?" "Narnie, my love, when we get there, you’ll understand.
Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.
I never had a ton of male friends and it's always been something that's really interesting to me, what brings guys together? The bonding. 'Old School' is a good example of that. And even 'Starsky' and even 'Road Trip.'
You'll need coffee shops and sunsets and road trips.
Airplanes and passports and new songs and old songs, but people more than anything else. You will need other people and you will need to be that other person to someone else, a living breathing screaming invitation to believe better things.
Family trips to Yellowstone and to what are now national parks in Southern Utah, driving the primitive roads and cars of that day, were real adventures.
Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.
There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.
Sooner or later you must move down an unknown road that leads beyond the range of the imagination, and the only certainty is that the trip has to be made
I hate myself for loving you and the weakness that it showed.
You were just a painted face on a trip down to suicide road.
When I turned 18, I skipped my party to take my girlfriend on a road trip.
It turned out to be an amazing birthday.
Money is like gasoline during a road trip.
You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations.
In 1903 the Wright brothers invented airplanes, because in 1902 they took a road trip across the country with their family.
I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full.
If I "try" to play, I fail; if I force the play, I crush it; if I race, I trip. Any time I stiffen or brace myself against some error or problem, the very act of bracing would cause the problem to occur. The only road to strength is vulnerability.
A wise man travels to discover himself.
I love road trips, I love driving, I love finding little towns.
I just think it's the best way to travel.
I'm not a big fan of my books going on cross-country road trips.
They get arrogant and, next thing, start aspiring to become 'large-print' books. I say, let them stay home and be regular small-print books.
A road trip is a way for the whole family to spend time together and annoy each other in interesting new places.
Now, on this road trip, my mind seemed to uncrinkle, to breathe, to present to itself a cure for a disease it had not, until now, known it had.
We'd done a couple of road trips with my big chair, and it was such a hassle if we didn't have the van with the foldout ramp. I figured: There's got to be some option that I can use on the go. Now I can go anywhere with my friends, which is a big, life-changing thing. I can sit on it for as long as I need to.
Growing up, road trips with Dad were something I hated.
Sitting still for hours, singing that stupid song, "100 bottles of beer on the wall. 100 bottles of beer..." Dad, you know, keeping up with the song.
There was a sense of being taken on a journey by the grandmaster of the road trip. You feel this weird angel taking you somewhere. You don't know where, but you trust him.
I have a bunch of friends at the University of California at Berkeley, so that's always a fun drive. Last summer I took five road trips to Berkeley. It's so beautiful. I like to take the scenic routes and make stops along the way.
When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego .
.. things will happen to us so that we don't know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.
I came to love Fenway. It was a place that rejuvenated me after a road trip; the fans right on top of you, the nutty angles. And the Wall. That was my baby, the left-field wall, the Green Monster.
And as we kept driving north, the whole family in the care together, it got darker, and snowier, until finally the road delivered us to the one place that all my youthful trips west never could: home.
Why did so many grown-ups want to be young, she wondered, when it took so long to grow old? It was like going on a million-mile road trip then wanting to turn around without getting out of the car.
When you are on tour in the UK it takes a few hours to get anywhere.
A lot of the time you can have a beer, close your eyes for two minutes, and then you are there. In the U.S. it is much more like a road trip as all the cities are so spread apart.
I love a good road trip. And I have been known to sing cheesy '80s songs at the top of my lungs on a windy road when no one can hear.
I love road trips. You get into this Zen rhythm; throw sense of time out the window.
It's really important to me to go to church, which is sometimes tough when I get back from road trips late on Saturday night, but I try to make it a priority to go every week.
One road trip we were stuck on the runway for seven hours.
The plane kept driving and driving until we arrived at the rink and I realized we were on a bus.
For a woman the objective is often a committed relationship also known as the destination. For a men the road trip on the way to the destination is often the most fun.